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Album Sales Charts – Week Ending August 14th

Posted By on August 16, 2011

     As predicted, Kanye West and Jay-Z's new "Watch The Throne" album has debuted at number one this week with over four-hundred and twenty thousand copies sold in it's first week while Jigga's wife Beyonce kept her spot at number 8 as her "4" album sold just over twenty-seven thousand more units. Ace Hood's new "Blood Sweat & Tears" album lands at number 10, selling around twenty-five thousand copies in it's first week while Bad Meets Evil stays at number 12, dropping only 7% in sales from last week.

     Kelly Rowland slipped eight spots to 22nd while Gucci Mane and Waka Flocka Flame's new "Ferrari Boyz" collab album has a first week sales figure of just under 15 thousand copies (landing in 24th). Backed by a 9% gain in sales, Big Sean's "Finally Famous" album moved up one spot to 38th while Nicki Minaj's "Pink Friday" album drops seven spots to 41st. Eminem's "Recovery" album is close behind, taking the 42nd spot with over ten-thousand more copies sold while DJ Khaled drops 14 spots to 44th after a 25% drop in sales.

     Pitbull's new "Planet Pit" album sales 22% less than last week, moving his spot from 33rd to 45th, Rihanna's "Loud' album only drops three spots (to 46th) due to only a 3% loss in sales plus Royce Da 5'9" has his new "Success Is Certain" solo album debut in 49th with 8,670 copies sold in it's first week.

Number Last Week Artist Album This Week
1 Jay-Z, Kanye West Watch The Throne 426,661
8 8 Beyonce 4 27,355 (-19%)
10 Ace Hood Blood Seat & Tears 25,126
12 12 Bad Meets Evil Hell: The Sequel 22,784 (-7%)
22 14 Kelly Rowland Here I Am 16,001 (-28%)
24 Gucci Mane, Waka Flocka Ferrari Boyz 14,894
38 39 Big Sean Finally Famous 11,344 (+9%)
41 34 Nicki Minaj Pink Friday 10,650 (-15%)
42 40 Eminem Recovery 10,188 (+-0%)
44 30 DJ Khaled We The Best Forever 9,948 (-25%)
45 33 Pitbull Planet Pit 9,801 (-22%)
46 43 Rihanna Loud 9,341 (-3%)
48 45 Wiz Khalifa Rolling Papers 8,7111 (+-0%)
49 Royce Da 5'9" Success Is Certain 8,670

Jay-Z, Kanye West – Otis


Beyonce – Run The World (Girls)


Ace Hood ft T-Pain – King Of The Streets


Bad Meets Evil – Fast Lane


Kelly Rowland ft Lil Wayne – Motivation


Gucci Mane ft Waka Flocka – Pac Man

Big Sean – I Do It


Nicki Minaj – Did It On Em


Eminem – Space Bound


DJ Khaled ft Mary J Blige, Fabolous, Jadakiss – It Aint Over Till Its Over


Pitbull ft Akon – Shut It Down


Rihanna – Man Down


Wiz Khalifa ft Chevy Woods – Taylor Gang